THE CULÉS EXTEND THEIR ADVANTAGE
Xavi's happiness for the Barça game and for Raphinha and Jordi Alba
Published:6/02/2023 - 07:52h
Updated:6/02/2023 - 07:52h
The weekend had set the stage for FC Barcelona to move a little further away from the top of the LaLiga standings. The culés complied, thanks in large part to two very important performances
Xavi Hernández has gone through the room of press of the Camp Nou after the victory 3-0 of his FC Barcelona in front of the Seville and has showed very satisfied with the work of all the team, but especially of two protagonists of the meeting. However, the Barcelona technician left clear at all times that still there is not at all decided in LaLiga and follows with the same care that in the day 1.
The egarense explained to the means that the meeting in front of the ones of Sampaoli "was to dare ". "We have generated many en bloc low of the Seville and go me happy with this", explained the míster on the victory culé of this Sunday. With this triumph, added to the defeat of Real Madrid in Mallorca, the Barça keeps in the highest of classification and besides expanded his advantage to 8 points.
On this day for "atraverse", as it described it the ex Catalan footballer, the Brazilian Raphinha surely was the one who more did it. On the performance of the extreme, that added a goal and a big assistance, Xavi signalled that "in spite of that there is critical was, value the performance no only by goals and assistances, recovers balloons, is intense and this is a guarantee of success for the team".
Of the direct bench to star
Another big contribution in the triumph of the Barcelona team did it Jordi Alba. The defender went back to the titularity and to the 8 minutes had to assume the captaincy because of the injury of Busquets. The script, although unlucky by the drop of the mediocampista, put to the side like main actor and went the attendant to open the party in the minute 58 after a big habilitation of Franck Kessié.
Alba would go out in the 83', but moments before put the assistance for the goal of Raphinha and like this closed a brilliant performance. Xavi, on the carrillero left-handed, mentioned in the press conference that "the situation was that there was space to the back of Montiel. Jordi gives us a lot in attack, is a last pasador extraordinary. It arrives to second played, to second stick... It gives us a lot in attack. Especially happy", finalised the trainer.